About Pete Mccall
Pete McCall is the National Director of Fitness Education for EoS Fitness, author of Ageless Intensity: Effective Workouts to Slow the Aging Process and Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple and the host of the All About Fitness podcast. Pete has produced education and content solutions for a variety of health and fitness organizations including, the American Council on Exercise (ACE), the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), Reebok, 24-Hour Fitness, and Core Health & Fitness. Based in Carlsbad, CA, Pete holds a master’s degree in exercise science and health promotion, completed a Fellowship in Applied Functional Science with the Gray Institute, is a Certified Personal Trainer with ACE and NASM, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and has spent a large portion of his career educating personal trainers as a workshop instructor and international speaker.
Successful Aging is the process of aging free from disease while maintaining high levels of physical and cognitive performance. Exercise in general and high intensity exercise in particular plays an essential role in mitigating the effects of the aging process and can help individuals age successfully. This session will review the benefits of high intensity exercise for adults of ALL ages, but especially for those over the age of 40!
1. Explain the benefits of high intensity exercise for older adults
2. Describe how strength training can help clients mitigate the effects of the biological aging process
3. Design an exercise program to help clients achieve successful aging